Smooth draw for Greece in Basketball World Cup

Greece got a smooth draw for the first group stage of the 2019 Basketball World Cup in China on Saturday, and will likely meet Team USA in the second group stage, which means it will avoid it at least in the first knock-out round.

The Greek national team was one of the eight seeded and will play in Group F with Brazil, Montenegro and New Zealand, in the city of Nanjing.

How much ground has democracy lost in recent years?

In China 30 years ago an audacious public protest in the capital's central square pushed the country's autocrats to the brink, and when the Soviet Union imploded, the ruling party's most relentless critic became Russia's president and dominant political figure. Ascendant America had no serious rival. In Europe, West welcomed East.

Greece-Brazil Musical Bridges | Athens | March 4

In cooperation with the Brazilian Embassy, the Athens Concert Hall presents "From the Sun of Brazil to the Sun of Greece," featuring guitar soloist Nikos Zarkos in an exploration of the "classical" side of Brazilian music through works by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Egberto Gismonti and Paulo Bellinati, among others, as well as choro songs by the Greek ensemble De Sol a Sol (Lefteris Chavoutsas on guit

Bulgaria is Opposed to Military Intervention in Venezuela, said Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva

Bulgaria does not support any military intervention in Venezuela. This was said by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zaharieva to Darik Radio. She expressed hope that the scenario from the Middle East would not be repeated in the South American country.

The Venezuelan President Closes Borders to Stop Humanitarian Aid

Nicolas Maduro defines help as "American provocation", reported NOVA TV. 
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that he is closing the border with Brazil. He intends to prevent the acceptance of humanitarian aid planned by opposition leaders.

Maduro also said he is considering closing the border with Colombia.

Imitation of "Nova Brasilia" Coffee Brand Led to a Fine of 2.57 Million in Bulgaria

The Commission for Protection of Competition (CPC) imposed a fine of 2.57 million BGN to the Bulgarian company "Balkam Group" OOD upon complaint by Jacobs Dow Eggberts Ltd. EOOD. A penalty of BGN 40 000 was imposed on his trading partner Agro Foods Buglia EOOD.